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20 Skin Symptoms That Indicate More Serious Health Issues

Best Life Logo By Sarah Crow of Best Life | Slide 2 of 21: If you have suddenly developed light brown scaly patches on your skin, particularly on the front of your shins, it’s time to talk to your doctor. According to the American Diabetes Association, painless brownish scales on the lower legs are often a sign of diabetic dermopathy, a condition caused by diabetes-associated changes to the blood vessels. And when you want to keep yourself healthy for good, make sure you know the 9 Medical Tests You Should Always Demand from Your Doctor.

1. Lower Leg Rash

If you have suddenly developed light brown scaly patches on your skin, particularly on the front of your shins, it’s time to talk to your doctor. According to the American Diabetes Association, painless brownish scales on the lower legs are often a sign of diabetic dermopathy, a condition caused by diabetes-associated changes to the blood vessels. And when you want to keep yourself healthy for good, make sure you know the 9 Medical Tests You Should Always Demand from Your Doctor.
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